Shuttleworth: Open source desktops need a facelift

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Sep 12, 2008 3:40 PM EDT
ZDNet Asia; By Peter Judge
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Canonical, the leading backer of the Ubuntu version of Linux, is hiring a team to help make open source software on the desktop more appealing and easier to use. The company plans to sign up designers and specialists in user experience and interaction to lead Canonical's work on usability and to contribute to other free and open source desktop-environment projects, including Gnome and KDE, Mark Shuttleworth, Canonical chief executive and founder of the Ubuntu project, wrote in a blog post on Wednesday.

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